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Garda Confidential No.: 1 800 666 111

Leinster SFC Semi-Final on the 17/6/17

At O'Connor Stadium, Tullamore, Co. Offaly

Kildare v Meath

Leinster Football Championship semi-final at Bord na Móna, O’Connor Park, Tullamore on Saturday 17th June.


The following is advice from An Garda Siochána and Offaly County Board for those intending to travel to Tullamore this Saturday for Kildare v Meath, Leinster Football Championship semi-final.
This is an all ticket match and a full house of circa 17,000 is expected.

Tickets should be purchased from approved outlets (, Supervalu, Centra etc) in advance of arriving in Tullamore on Saturday.

Turnstiles will be open at both ends of the ground for access to the Stand and Terrace

Each patron coming to the event must have a valid ticket each for entry. This will be rigidly enforced by the GAA.

Those attending are urged to arrive early and obey the directions of Gardai and stewards in and around the grounds.
A traffic management plan is in place to accommodate traffic / patrons and a road closure in the environs of the stadium will be in place before and after the game.

Traffic/ Parking restrictions will be in place around Bord na Móna, O’Connor Park with particular restrictions on Arden Road in front of the pitch.

Off street parking is available in Tullamore Tennis Club on the Dublin side of Arden Road and in the Sacred Heart School on the Daingean Road.
Gardai will be on duty at specific points and mobile/foot patrol to ensure that no parking breaches occur, e.g. parking on footpaths, blocking entrances and parking at double yellow lines etc.

Patrons can expect delays and motorists are can expect delays and are asked to be patient while post event traffic disperses.
Both An Garda Siochána and the GAA wish to thank people in advance for their co-operation at this event.